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Catalog Number 2007.58.7
Title Program: National Seafood Festival, 1949
Collection General Collection
Object Type Booklet
Date Sept. 16&17 1949
Description/Scope & Content Program booklet from National Seafood Festival, Sept. 16-17, 1949. Front cover depicts a young woman with crab figure superimposed on bathing wear. Cover is green and white on glossy paper. Contents of booklet include schedule of events for the festival, names and photos of organizers and honored participants (including Gregg Sherwood as Queen Lorelai and James M. Eason as King Neptune), a "History of Seafood Industry" (by Mrs. Frank W. [Mollie] Darling), and advertisements (some with photos) for local businesses. Printed by Houston Printing and Publishing House, Hampton.
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People Darling, Mary Mahala Gorton ("Mollie") (Mrs. Frank Wilkinson Darling)
Sherwood, Gregg, Miss
Eason, James M. ("Suey")
Topics Downtown Hampton
Businesses
Seafood Industry
Nautical activity
National Seafood Festival
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